Archive for December 2013

Prairie View receives $70,000 state award for housing assistance

NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 31, 2013) – Prairie View, Inc., has been awarded a $70,000 Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) grant from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) to help people with severe mental illness afford safe and decent housing. TBRA awards are funded through the federal HOME Investment Partnership program administered by KHRC. The grant gives…

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Surviving and enjoying the holidays with kids

by Deborah Robinson, LSCSW, clinical social worker, trauma specialist and registered play therapist at Prairie View  NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 12, 2013) — ‘Tis the season to be jolly, so the song goes. Sometimes the season’s stress overshadows its spirit. With children around, instead of focusing on how to survive the holidays, consider these 12 strategies…

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Beth Wright joins Prairie View staff

NEWTON, Kan. (Dec. 3, 2013) – Beth Wright, a licensed specialist clinical social worker (LSCSW), has accepted a position to provide outpatient therapy in child and family services at Prairie View in Newton. Her employment began Nov. 25. In 2001 Wright graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wichita State University. She earned her…

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